Health

Health Canada approves new supervised consumption sites in BC and Montreal

Health Canada approves new supervised consumption sites in BC and Montreal

Health Canada announced Friday it has approved several safe consumption site applications, including two in Surrey and one in Vancouver. SafePoint will be located along the notorious Whalley strip on 135A Street, a location selected after "consultation with the people who are most likely to access services there", according to the announcement.


German kindergartens to name parents who skip vaccine advice

German kindergartens to name parents who skip vaccine advice

Adults and children have become more vulnerable to the measles and other potentially unsafe ailments as vaccination rates drop. However, authorities did not always know which parents had dodged the consultations. However, according the World Health Organization , 1.5 million more deaths could be averted if more people were vaccinated . Health experts are particularly concerned of measles because it is highly contagious .


Judge tosses life sentences for DC sniper, former Lee County resident

Judge tosses life sentences for DC sniper, former Lee County resident

And in 2016, it said that holding applied retroactively to cases on appeal . Malvo received sentences of life without parole after two separate trials. His previous life sentences were without possibility of parole. Virginia argued that Malvo waived his right to appeal when he entered his pleas. In 2013, he appealed to the court for a new sentence in light of the U.S.


Nitish Kumar clarifies meeting with Modi, says 'everything else' is misinterpretation

Nitish Kumar clarifies meeting with Modi, says 'everything else' is misinterpretation

The suggestion was put forth by Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar , said a person who attended the meeting, requesting anonymity. Forging a common stance on the upcoming presidential polls, a united opposition that included the Congress and some arch rivals today chose to field its candidate if the NDA government fails to come up with an "acceptable consensual" nominee.



Merkel's conservatives score decisive win in key state vote

The Green party, now the junior coalition partner to the SPD, took a massive hit, dropping down to 6.4 percent. And it puts conservative challenger Armin Laschet, a liberal-minded deputy leader of Merkel's party, in a position to replace her.